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autism spectrum disorders
Read more for a summary of a recent study on the impact of electronic tracking devices on wandering among children on the autism spectrum.
National Teen Driver Safety week (October 18-24) is here and the perfect time to read about CIRP's teen driving research to drive the conversation.
Read about how one family approached the decision to pursue a driver's license for their autistic son, Ben, and how to access transportation alternatives for non-drivers from experts at CHOP's Center for Autism Research.
With a new year almost upon us, here is a look back on Research in Action's most popular 2019 blog posts.
Read more about CIRP@CHOP's publications since April 2019
For individuals with autism spectrum disorders, differences in communication may make interacting with strangers a challenging experience. When the stranger is a police officer, the encounter can quickly become dangerous for everyone involved. Read more to learn about a CHOP study testing the effectiveness of a virtual reality tool to improve the safety of interactions between police and adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders.
We highlight a helpful resources for families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders who are interested in driving, developed by CHOP's Center for Autism Research.
Watch a Medscape video from Patty Huang, MD, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician at CHOP, on teens with autism spectrum disorder and driving informed by new research conducted at CIRP@CHOP.
Learn about a recent study examining the safety concerns of parents of children with a variety of disabilities and how healthcare providers can address these concerns.
Patty Huang recently presented a webinar on safety in children with special health care needs (CHSCN), hosted by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services' Injury and Violence Prevention and CYSHCN Programs. In it, she describes key factors that place CSHCN at risk for unintentional injuries, and reviews strategies for injury prevention that families of CHSCN should know. Here are some links to access the presentation.